The JFS Food Pantry offers hearty meal options to individuals and families who are feeling the effects of the current recession, homebound seniors on fixed incomes, adults with disabilities, young families with low incomes, and others facing temporary crises.The JFS Food Pantry serves nearly 500 families living on Absecon Island. Our on-site pantry is stocked with nourishing goods, including peanut butter, tuna fish, canned vegetables and fruits, pasta, cereal and hearty soup. JFS works to ensures the nutritional needs of individuals and families in our community are met throughout the year.
For more information about the JFS on-site Food Pantry, please call 609-822-1108.
PANTRY DONATION/VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Jewish Family Service accepts non-perishable and canned food donations throughout the year. All donations should be unopened and properly sealed. Lower sugar and lower salt items are needed due to the growing senior client population and clients with special dietary needs.Volunteers are always needed to stock and organize our food pantry. Donations make a difference in the lives of our recipients, which include elderly individuals and couples, single-parent families, people who are ill, and those who have been impacted by recent unemployment or major medical problems. To make a donation to the JFS Food Pantry or organize a food drive visit the JFS Community Exchage website.